Archive for May 4th, 2014

The Amazing Spiderman

Spider-Man Dominates Weekend Box Office

As is to be expected with a tentpole release, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has all but dominated the box office in its opening weekend. Preliminary estimates indicate the film has taken in $92 million since it opened in the U.S., taking its total worldwide gross thus far to a not-unimpressive $369 million. Spidey’s success has […]

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SCENE & HEARD: ‘Star Wars’

Written by UTG critic Grace Duffy, Scene & Heard takes a look at the music that makes our favorite films so memorable. Whether it’s the 400-piece orchestra Christopher Nolan used for ‘The Dark Knight,’ or the dozen or so bands that contributed to the soundtrack of ‘Top Gun,’ there is no denying the impact music has on movies […]

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Tyler the Creator, Nick Cave, Danny Elfman, and Katy Perry Working on Random Covers Record

Cover songs are a great chance to see who inspires a musician. Other times it’s a confusing crossing of genres. And sometimes, very rarely, it’s just weird. Now, thanks to lowbrow pop artist Mark Ryden, the world gets to hear  Tyler the Creator, Nick Cave, Katy Perry, and “Weird Al” Yankovic cover “Daisy Bell (Bicycle Built for Two)” for a […]

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Trash Talk and Flatbush Zombies’ Drone-Shot “97.92″ Music Video Will Blow Your Mind

The way you view the world is about to get wonky. In the new video for their joint track “97.92,″ New York’s Flatbush Zombies and Trash Talk use a remote controlled drone to film some warped fish-eye shots from the air. The video has quick movements with weird angles that make the singers look blown up, floating, […]

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Stream Nicki Minaj’s New Song “Yasss Bish!!”

Nicki Minaj is turning heads for a new reason in 2014. Right after sharing “Chiraq” and her aggressive remix of Young Thug’s “Danny Glover” called “Lookin Ass,” Minaj has teamed with Soulja Boy to drop another new single, “Yasss Bish!!” Yes, that woman on the single cover is villian Tiffany “Pennsatucky” Doggett from Orange is the New Black: Once you get past the pretty […]

Glory Wye Oak

Watch Wye Oak’s Creepy Music Video For “Glory”

This past Tuesday, Wye Oak’s new album Shriek came out. To provide visuals to the already wonderful sounds, the band have shared a rather creepy video for their single “Glory” that takes a different tone than the video for “The Tower.” The video, directed by Michael Patrick O’Leary and Ashley North Compton, flops between reversed […]

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Mixtape: Taylor Bennett – ‘Mainstream Music’

After months of hype and promotion, the sophomore mixtape from Chicago rapper Taylor Bennett has found its way online. Titled Mainstream Music, the latest mixtape from Chance The Rapper’s little brother features fourteen new tracks, including the singles “Box Chevy” and “Hope.” Guest appearances include King Louie, Spenzo, Lil Herb, Rockie Fresh, and Loyale Soule. […]

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Lil Wayne Streams “Believe Me” Featuring Drake

“It’s not about what you walk away from, it’s what you walk away with…” After a little more than a year of questionable verses and uncertainty over the future of his relationship with hip hop, Lil Wayne is preparing to take the urban music scene by storm once more with the upcoming release of Tha […]